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Category: Compute

East Coast US AWS Events – April 2010

Here’s some information on some AWS events coming up in April, all on the East Coast of the US: I will be speaking at the Rochester AWS User Group at 6:00 PM on Monday, April 5th. My talk will cover some of the latest AWS developments including the Virtual Private Cloud and the Relational Database […]

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SIOS CloudStation – Cloud-Powered High Availability and Disaster Recovery

Late last week I met Jim Kaskade of SIOS at a Seattle-area Starbucks for a meeting and a product demo. With the very cool (and appropriate) title “Chief of Cloud”, Jim was the right person to demonstrate his company’s new cloud-powered high availability and disaster recovery solution. Jim’s Mac laptop was running Centos. He used […]

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New EC2 Instance Type: m2.xlarge

We’ve added a new EC2 instance type to our repertoire. It is called the High Memory Extra Large (m2.xlarge) and has the following specs: 17.1 GB of RAM. 420 GB of local storage. 64-bit platform. 6.5 ECU (EC2 Compute Units), 2 virtual cores each with 3.25 ECU. You can leverage this new instance type as […]

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That’s Flexibility, Baby!

Hi there, this is Simone Brunozzi, AWS Technology Evangelist for Europe and APAC. While Jeff Barr is in Japan, I’ll steal his keyboard to tell you a couple of nice Amazon Web Services success stories. The first one is from our friends at ZapLive.tv, a German company that allows you to launch your own web […]

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